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Old 10-01-2022, 08:36 PM   #1
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Hurricane Ian. How to help?

I found two organizations that strike me as a decent place to offer a donation in support of their disaster relief efforts. Any thoughts? Other organizations?

World Kitchen. These guys started back in the Haiti disaster days - a good chef who showed up and started providing meals. Strikes me as a good hearted soul. They are in the Ft Myers area now feeding folks.

https://donate.wck.org/give/417669/#!/donation/checkout

Cajun Navy. First I heard of this group was Hurricane Harvey in Houston (2017?). These guys showed up in skiffs and John boats to pull people from their inundated houses. For Ian, they first staged in Tampa, then went to Ft Myers when Ian shifted. They were reaching people long after the sheriff's dept stopped. Cool group with a cool name.

https://donate.wck.org/give/417669/#!/donation/checkout

Folks, this could have been any of us. My guess is even a few bucks would be appreciated.

Peter

PS - I have zero affiliation with either of the above groups.
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Old 10-02-2022, 04:34 AM   #2
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I started donating to World Central Kitchen a couple years ago. While some politicians were busy feeding their egos during catastrophes, Jose Andres was feeding thousands of people, just doing what needed to be done where needed.
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Here's one:
https://www.volunteerflorida.org/donatefdf/


We have no affiliation...
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Here's one:
https://www.volunteerflorida.org/donatefdf/


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Thanks. I note the following for this group.

"However, for Hurricane Ian, all administrative and credit card fees have been waived so that 100% of every donation can be used to help Floridians recover."

Folks, even some pocket change really helps these organizations. They can sometimes find matching grants so even little bit helps.

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